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SBD/August 27, 2013/Marketing and Sponsorship
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Published August 27, 2013
SMOKE SHOP: Izod IndyCar Series team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing yesterday announced that blu eCigs will be the primary sponsor for the No. 15 car driven by Graham Rahal at the Sept. 1 Grand Prix of Baltimore. It also will sponsor Rahal at the Oct. 5-6 Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader. blu eCigs has been an associate sponsor of the car for the entire '13 season (blu eCigs).
SHELL SHOCK: REUTERS' Alan Baldwin reported Greenpeace activists "scaled the main grandstand" shortly before the start of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix on Sunday and unfurled a banner protesting against race sponsor Shell's "activities in the Arctic." The banner, dropped just prior to the race, read, "Arctic Oil? Shell no!" (REUTERS, 8/25).